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ASTS 15th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium, Transplant: The Ultimate Team Sport
January 15–18, 2015
Loews Miami Beach Hotel

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Liver Session

Moderators:
William C. Chapman, MD
Washington University School of Medicine

Daniela P. Ladner, MD, MPH
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

11:00–11:20 a.m. Surgical Challenges in Liver Transplantation
William C. Chapman, MD
Washington University School of Medicine
11:20–11:40 a.m. HCC—Who Not to Transplant—That’s the Question
Theodore H. Welling, MD
University of Michigan
11:40 a.m.–12:00 p.m. HCV—Have We Won the Game?
Norah Terrault, MD, MPH
University of California San Francisco
12:00–12:20 p.m. DSA in Liver Transplant: Does It Matter?
Julie Heimbach, MD
Mayo Clinic
12:20–12:40 p.m. The Kidneys Matter—Kidney Failure after Liver Transplantation
Randall S. Sung, MD
University of Michigan
12:40–1:00 p.m. BMI + MELD>SBP—Selecting Good Candidates
Shimul A. Shah, MD, MHCM
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Kidney Session

Moderators:
Dorry L. Segev, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University

Alexander T. Maskin, MD
University of Nebraska Medical Center

1:20–1:40 p.m. Long-Term Living Donor Outcomes—When to Say No
Dorry L. Segev, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
1:40–2:00 p.m. Tolerance—Is It Finally Here?
Stephen Busque, MD, FRCSC
Stanford University School of Medicine
2:00–2:20 p.m. Islets: Coming Soon!
James F. Markmann, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital
2:20–2:40 p.m. Changes in Organ Allocation—Things You Need to Know
John Friedewald, MD
Northwestern Medicine
2:40–3:00 p.m. Trash to Treasure: High-risk Kidneys
Richard V. Perez, MD
UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento
3:00–3:20 p.m. Pancreas Transplant: Making it Work
Ty B. Dunn, MD, MS
University of Minnesota

Pediatric Transplant Session

Moderators:
Jean C. Emond, MD
Columbia University and the NY Presbyterian Hospital
Michael J. Englesbe, MD
University of Michigan

3:40–4:00 p.m. Techniques in Kidney Transplant: How Kids Are Different
Amy Gallo, MD
Stanford University
4:00– 4:20 p.m. Techniques in Liver Transplant—Saving the Baby!
George V. Mazariegos, MD
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh at UPMC
4:20–4:40 p.m. Metabolic Disorders—What, When and Why?
John C. Bucuvalas, MD
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
4:40–5:00 p.m. Immunosuppression in Children—They Need More But…
Dev M. Desai, MD, PhD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
5:00–5:20 p.m. Pediatric Malignancy—What to Do?
Carlos O. Esquivel, MD, PhD
Stanford School of Medicine
5:20–5:40 p.m. Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation—Amazing!
Debra L. Sudan, MD
Duke University
5:40–6:00 p.m. Worst. Case. Ever.
Carlos O. Esquivel, MD, PhD
Stanford School of Medicine
Jean C. Emond, MD
Columbia University and the NY Presbyterian Hospital